The following interview is part of a cutting-edge series of video interviews called Parenting Today: Raising Strong, Resilient Kids being aired exclusively on Mad in America.
This series has as its aim educating parents about the current mental disorder paradigm as it relates to children. It also offers many useful tips about how to raise more resilient children and how to become a more skillful parent. In this series of more than thirty interviews, we share information about the diverse resources available to parents, including alternative ones.
We hope that you’ll follow this important series. Mental health advocate Heather Juergensen hosts the interviews, each of which introduces you to an interesting guest speaking on a subject of importance to parents. We hope that you enjoy this series, benefit from it, and decide to alert other parents to its existence!
Today’s guest is Avital Schreiber Levy. Avital is a Mindful Parenting Coach and a self-described “Childhood Designer.” Founder of the popular website TheParentingJunkie.com, Avital’s mission is to help parents who struggle with chaos, clutter and conflict transform their experience with young children into one of presence, play and peace.
Trained in the Simplicity Parenting and Hand-in-Hand parenting disciplines, her work has been published on platforms like the Huffington Post and Motherly, and her work is endorsed by leaders in the Parenting space such as Dr. Shefali Tsabary and Dr. Laura Markham. Avital has a thriving global community of tens of thousands of people through her courses, coaching and blog.
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